Central Bulgaria Vacations
It’s less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) away from Sofia and 110 miles (177 kilometers) from Skopje, F.Y.R.O. Macedonia.
To get a taste of the past include a trip to the Sliven Historical Museum on your itinerary and learn about the history of the area. One of the primary museums of its kind in the city, it’s a must-visit attraction. Another popular destination is the Regional Museum of History.
Listen to the volley of history’s cannons at Central Bulgaria's well-preserved defensive walls and buildings. Despite a past steeped in conflict, the Tsarevets Fortress is nowadays a tranquil place, perfect for reflecting on the sacrifices and struggles of the region’s past citizens.
This city is home to some superb ski resorts with pistes for both professionals and beginners. Uzana Ski Resort is amongst the most popular of the wintersports venues in the region.
Discover the region’s past at Stariya Briast - The Old Elm; one of the most-loved remnants of days gone by in Central Bulgaria. Read up about the site in your guide book, take photos and deepen your knowledge of local history.
When Mother Nature beckons, visit Asenovtsi Park, where locals come to escape the crowds. It is one of those special places where visitors of all ages come together to picnic, play and relax.
Before you leave Central Bulgaria, be sure to visit the Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak and the SS. Forty Martyrs Church; just two more of the sights which help make this region such a rewarding holiday destination.